With over 1 billion active users, Steam is the most successful gaming platform in the world. The number of accounts continues to grow. Since June 23rd at 7:00 p.m. CET, extensive shopping has been announced for all Steam users! Since then, the Steam Summer Sale has been in effect. The promotions run exactly two weeks until July 7th at 7:00 p.m. TECHBOOK checks which titles are on offer and whether the discount is worth it.
When summer comes knocking, the Steam gaming platform lowers prices every year in a big campaign. TECHBOOK checks the offers in the Steam Summer Sale 2022 – which games are worth it?
Special promotions for the Steam Summer Sale 2022
Every year in June, Steam holds its big discount campaign. Also this year, over 2000 games are available for interested parties at a lower price as part of the Steam Summer Sale 2022. There are also new trading cards, emojis, backgrounds and much more for the player profiles on the platform. With each purchase, so-called Steam points are also credited to the user account, from which you can buy the content just mentioned or other benefits.
There will also be a special quest this time, as the trailer for the Steam Summer Sale 2022 announced. There is a corresponding button on the Steam page. If you follow the link, Clorthax, a “time-travelling con artist”, will give you clues for a scavenger hunt. New badges are among the rewards.
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What games are on offer
As already mentioned, the offer with over 2000 games is again quite extensive. There is something from every genre. So it’s definitely worth taking a closer look at the campaign and, if necessary, going through your own wish list again. Perhaps one of the titles is reduced as part of the Steam Summer Sale 2022. The TECHBOOK editorial team has scoured the sale and lists some top offers here.
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Steam Summer Sale 2022 – our highlights
A Plague Tale Innocence
This stealth adventure is not only graphically beautiful, the story in particular has appealed to critics and the community alike. France 1348: The country is afflicted by a mysterious plague of rats. Amica de Rune has to watch as her home is attacked and her father is killed. Together with her little brother Hugo, who is suffering from a mysterious illness, she flees and the two children have to fight their way through the marked country from now on. In the process, Hugo discovers new abilities – because of which sinister henchmen are always on their heels. The sequel to the successful game, “A Plague Tale: Requiem”, is also scheduled for release in 2022.
In “Terraria” the player has access to a beautifully designed Open Word in block graphics. Quests are rather optional. First and foremost, it’s about discovering and mining materials and fighting various opponents. There is both a single and a multiplayer mode. Since its release in 2012, the game has built an enormous fan base – and rightly so.
Assassin’s Creed Origins
“Assassin’s Creed” is one of the most successful video game series in the world. The basic premise: Using DNA and a machine, it is possible to see the past through the eyes of a deceased person. The knowledge thus retrieved continues a centuries-long conflict between the Assassin League and the Templar Order. Assassin’s Creed Origin is one of the best installments in the series and explores the origins of the Assassins. Against the spectacular backdrop of ancient Egypt, the player follows Bayek of Siwa, who is on the trail of a secret society to avenge his son’s death. As part of the Steam Summer Sale 2002, even more parts are reduced.
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This spectacular action role-playing game takes place in the near future, where the world is on the brink of collapse after the so-called Great Collapse. To fight the monsters that popped up everywhere, the Revenants were born – literally. These are in fact vampiric zombies who were able to come back to life through a parasite. However, due to the scarce resources, the vampires, who are equipped with unique abilities, can also pose a threat.
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
From the makers of Dark Souls and Elden Ring comes Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. In a similarly dark world, it is necessary to defeat incredibly difficult opponents. In comparison to the other titles mentioned, however, there are fewer role-playing elements. Instead, we play the shinobi Sekiro, who is put on the side of a young nobleman as a protector. One of the best and most difficult games of recent years, significantly reduced as part of the Steam Summer Sale 2022.
God of War
A lot of time has passed since the fight against the gods of Olympus and Kratos has retired to Midgard with his family. When his wife dies, he and his son Atreus begin a journey through Norse mythology. The acclaimed sequel to this popular series introduces entirely new areas and adds young Atreus with his bow to the gameplay.
To describe “Octopath Traveler” as an insider tip is probably presumptuous. However, if you haven’t played the game yet, you should definitely do so at the Steam Summer Sale 2002. The name says it all: The player accompanies eight heroes through several stages. In a lovingly designed 2D graphic you have to find the best group composition and piece together the different stories.
Conclusion on the Steam Summer Sale 2022
Also in this year 2022 the Summer Sale on Steam is again very extensive. It is striking that there are again many big names on offer; Titles such as “FIFA 22” are partially reduced by 84 percent. Accordingly, the offer is worthwhile both for those who want to check individual titles off their wish list and for everyone who wants to try out new games on a larger scale.
We are particularly excited about the announced scavenger hunt quest from Steam. The trailer promises entertainment and, above all, new rewards.